Published 11:29 CT: April 5, 2020 |
Governor Tate Reeves issued an order to stay at home across the state Wednesday, April 1 2020. Last weekend, the Ross Barnett Reservoir was filled with sailors. Now it’s closed.
Mississippi Clarion Ledger
The Mississippi State Department of Health announced 100 new cases of coronavirus In Mississippi on Monday and eight additional deaths, bringing the country’s total to 1,738 with 51 deaths.
Coronavirus in Mississippi: 100 new cases, 8 other deaths were reported Monday
With 158 confirmed COVID-19 cases, Hinds District has the most cases in the state. DeSoto currently has the second highest number with 136.
The country’s first alleged case was reported on March 11.
The state’s first death was a man from Hancock County. He has an underlying chronic condition. The man died in a Louisiana hospital.
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The alleged case has been declared positive by the state Department of Health, but is awaiting confirmation with a test from the Centers for Disease Control.
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